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El Chupacabra

5782 Felipe Street, Makati, Luzon 1200, Philippines
+63 2 895 1919
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“tacos” (83 reviews)
“burrito” (44 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
5782 Felipe Street, Makati, Luzon 1200, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The first time I went to El Chupacabra was October 2016 for lunch. I was wowed by the food so much I had to make sure it was one of my stops in 2018 when I returned to Manila. I don't know if I hit...More

Thank interleaf1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the worst street tacos I ever had. Decent cut of beef but with a unique flavoring. Flavor is more of an acquired taste. Not like street tacos from California. I would not come back again for the tacos. Slow service and old stale...More

Thank Marques A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t expect something fancy it’s a simple place with amazing food Had 2 taco and 1 baritone that is cooked outside infront of you The price is reasonable.cant wait to visit again

Thank Nir H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cool little restaurant, great Mexican food, excellent very friendly service. Reasonable prices in a very overpriced part of town. Highly recommended!

Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For those who love Mexican food this is the place to visit when in Makati. Whenever I visit Manila I eat at El Chupacabra as often as possible; the choices are seemingly endless and the quality is amazing. As a vegetarian I find this one...More

Thank barkleymydog
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this place if you’re in Poblacion area or if you’re looking for somewhere to have some chill time with friends. Beer is cheap and food is great, what else would you want? Besides the Tacos, try the boneless chicken thigh, melts in your...More

Thank DiannaZi
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We tried the street tacos, which we've heard so much about, and were a little disappointed. The beef asada taco was better than most we've had, but the fish taco had too much mayo.

Thank Vq_martini
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Great little place with tasty tacos, patacones and quesadillas at a good price. Food is cooked fresh on a grill out the front.

Thank Legeckko
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We arrived around 20:30 on a Saturday, and the place was packed. Luckily, they found us a table so we didn't have to wait. We ordered fish tacos and carne asada tacos. Both were good, but the fish tacos were specially tasty.

Thank Mitch T
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Went here with friends after drinks on a Friday night and the place was packed! This place looks very popular as people were already standing outside (that’s how full it was). Good thing my friend was able to book us seats. We were led to...More

Thank Marielle G
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Paul R
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Response from Nancy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes - with Foodpanda for sure.
Christa F
7 October 2016|
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Ken N
16 July 2016|
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Response from Patrick F | Reviewed this property |
Felipe Street, opposite the H&J pub - look for wooden signage and decor and the bbq set up out the front
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5782 Felipe Street, Makati, Luzon 1200, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
  • Phone Number: +63 2 895 1919
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